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Spring Citizens Academy Announced

Public Information Officer:
January 20th, 2022
Major Kevin Tieman,
Cass County Sheriff’s Office

citizen8The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the 2019 Spring Sheriff’s Citizens Academy (SCA). The program is an eight-week course gives citizens an in-depth look and hands on training into the career of law enforcement at the Sheriff’s Office. Citizens are instructed by deputies on the subject of patrol, jail, communications, investigations, court, and community policing.

The SCA is an 8-week program, in which courses are held once per week on Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. until approximately 9:30 p.m. Each week a new topic is introduced and discussed. Citizens will also have the opportunity to ride along with a patrol deputy, work with jail deputies and communication officers. This enables them to observe first-hand how the Sheriff’s Office handles incidents.

Participants must be 18 years of age or older, have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions and must be a resident or business owner in Cass County

There is NO cost for participants. Each student who successfully completes the citizen academy will take part in graduation.

The Sheriff’s Citizens Academy will begin on April 3rd and seating is limited. Individuals interested in attending the Sheriff’s Citizens Academy should contact Capt. Kevin Tieman at 816-380-8615, or by email at

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